Mephentermine triggered anaphylaxis in the peri-operative period: An unusual occurrence

Samanta, Sukhen; Paul, Mekhala; Samanta, Sujay
April 2013
Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p219
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 32-year-old man of American society of anaesthesiology physical status class I with normal airway and spinal anatomy posted for trans-urethral resection of ejaculatory duct. Patient complained of itching in left hand and rashes in his upper-limb a minute after the administration of normal saline and intravenous mephentermine. The article discusses the unusual occurrence of severe systemic allergic reaction to mephentermine.


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